Welcome to Library and Learning Services - Sept. 2011
BooksElectronic BooksOnline journalsStudy spacesSilent and group study spacesHelpful StaffChat serviceHelp desksOne to one support
UEL has 3 Library and Learning Centres Docklands Stratford Duncan House Students and staff can use any of the Libraries to borrow and return items. Resources are available in a variety of format – Print and e- books, Print and electronic journals.
Your UEL ID card is also your Library card You need your ID card: To enter any of our libraries To borrow books To print It will cost £10 to replace a lost ID card Look after your ID card Do not let anyone use it You are responsible for everything taken out on your card
The three Libraries are different from one another. The most important thing is that there are staff to help you when you come to the Library. Docklands Library – On two floors Stratford Library – On one floor Duncan HSE Library – On one floor
The library is open 24 hours 7 days a week during term time Monday to Friday staffed 9am to 9pm Saturday and Sunday staffed 10am to 5pm. Self Service is available 24 hours
Staff and students can borrow up to 15 items. These can be books and audio visual materials Print journal articles can only be read in the Library and can be photocopied There are reference resources like dictionaries to be read in the Library Our vast and increasing digital library is available on and off campus.
Books can be borrowed for: 4 weeks One week Short loans Students with known disability can keep books longer –
What happens if l return itemslate? If items are returned late, you will pay the following fines:4 week Loan - 10p per day - One week Loan - 30p per day - Short/24 Hour Loan - 50p per hr/part hour - You cannot borrow if your fines get up to £25 . Fines can be paid in a number of ways: Via Chip and Pin at the Counter Via cash payment at the Counter Via Telephone payment when off campus Via self service fine payment machine on Campus, using coins
The Library will automatically renew your books just before the due date. Email will be sent to tell you. Books will not be renewed automatically: If the item has been reserved by another user. In that case, you need to bring the books backCheck if your items have been renewed as follows: By signing in to the Library Search
Using the Library Search, you can search for : books, DVDs, and e- books Reserve books Search for Journal articles Request Interlibrary Loans Locate items on the shelf Search for digitised resources
Log to check youraccount, to reserve or makeInterlibrary Loans Search by title, author or keyword
Self service machine enables you to: Borrow, return and renew books/DVDs. Pay fines You need a PIN to take books out. Initially your PIN is 0000 – ask Library staff to change PIN. You can also change your PIN by Signing Into the Library Search and Close your account and print out a selecting my account. To take books out, swipe your receipt of your transaction. ID card Type your PIN Keep receipts for your record. Pass your books through the laser. All our Libraries have self service machines.
There are a number of opportunities to help yourself: Harvard referencing – It is important that you get to grips with this in the early stages of your stay at this university Plagiarism - become aware of what the issues are and learn as much as you can Library on the go- information you can download to listen to on the go Cite them right – the electronic book is accessible via UEL Plus
Access to other Libraries/ Access to the resources of other universities is possible through: SCONUL Access – This enables staff, Part time, Distance Learners, Students on placement and Full time Post graduate students to borrow or use the resources of participating universities. Full time undergraduates can have reference access to the resources of participating Libraries. Ask at any of our Library Help desks for a SCONUL form Distance Learners can send a signed form to their Subject Librarian or to me British Library – Books and journal articles not available in UEL libraries can be requested via Interlibrary EDUROAM – allows you to access your University network when visiting other Universities
Access to electronic journals VIA Find an e journal A-z Database Listing Access to e-books The Library has a growing collection of e books which ATHENS Account – the only way to Can be read on and off access electronic resources off and in campus. some cases on campus. You need Athens account to read e books Check your webmail for your account details
ECDL ECDL is an internationally recognised IT qualification… promotes employability…. Sign up for ECDL with the Library. More details can be found on the ECDL web page Self paced: IT, Using the Computer Managing files, Word processing Spreadsheets, Databases Information and Communication
Disability, Dyslexia and Access SupportAll our Libraries has assistive technology software for staff and studentswith a disabilitySpecialist equipment for visually impaired and dyslexic students availablein each library.Hardware such as Reading Edge.Software packages such as UK Supernova and Inspiration.Students have extended loan periods.A dedicated Support Assistant to help you as well as other members ofLibrary staff
Students can print their assignments in all of our Libraries. To do that, there needs to be enough money on your ID card. Credit your ID card Online via UEL Direct Via coin loader machine. Price: 5p – A4 Black & White 10p – A3 Black & White 25p – A4 Coloured 50p – A3 Coloured
PHOTOCOPYING: There are photocopying machines in all of our Libraries. You need to purchase a separate card from a dispensing machine available in all the Libraries. Pay attention to the copy right notices displayed near the photocopiers..BINDING: All Libraries sell binding equipment and other stationeries. You can bind your projects using our heat binding equipment. They are easy to use and staff will be there to help you.
•Ask a Librarian is an online enquiry service. Use this to send usqueries about using resources and Library services.•You can also chat live to a Librarian between 1-7pm Mon – Fridayand 11-5pm Sat & Sunday, during term time.•Your Feedback- Tell us what you think good or bad. Your feedbackis valued.•There are Group and silent study places in our Libraries. Ask stafffor more details.•Laptops - can be loaned for one week at a time although this isvery limited
The first point of contact for advice and guidance is the Help desks staffed 9-9pm Monday to Friday and 10-5pm Saturday & Sunday during term time Library staff are happy to help so ask for help. Our job is to make sure you are making effective use of the Library.
Helpful staff: Subject Librarian – every School has a Subject Librarian who will help you find resources for your assignments. You can book a one to one with them OR any member of staff. We have a very diverse staff who come from varying backgrounds and countries. All our staff are friendly and willing to help you. Ask for all the help you need.
There are toilets in all our Libraries which are accessible byWheelchair users.Enjoy the library facilities and be part of a positiveCommunity of learners
Other mobile: Library website - your gateway Ask A Librarian to good quality free information Our Library catalogue EBSCO Info skills – take some time out to go through this important resources developed for you to make the most of the library as well as enhance your research skills Mobile Library: Follow our updates on: Facebook – join us on Facebook Blogs – by your Subject Librarian Twitter
Quiet Discussion Switch mobiles to silent Music/audio clips must be inaudible Children must be quiet and supervised No food or hot drinks
You can contact me or your Subject LibrarianSimone Ngozi OkoloAcademic Services and Skills ManagerDocklands Library and Learning CentreUniversity WayLondon E16 2RDs.email@example.com